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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am EST
supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. >> firm word from president obama. but president obama knows that any mandate he can claim after reelection is one focusing on domestic concerns. does he have the political capital to more deeply engage the united states in a seemingly never-ending conflict, possibly with no foreseeable end. at the table, rule a gentleman bril, chris hayes, my friend and host of "up with chris hayes" here on msnbc and jane eisner, the editor in chief of the jewish daily forward and mark quarterman, research director at the enough project. thank you all for being here. so this is -- as i was saying earlier this morning, this is going to be a pretty sober conversation. i want to be clear that sometimes the topics we take on, on mhp are my wheelhouse and the things that i sort of have my fundamental point to make. today i feel more like the audience in that i feel overwhelmed by this -- these developments. i feel distressed by them. i feel, chris, like we don't have necessarily even the common vocabulary to have a convers
Nov 17, 2012 10:00am EST
states rights, he's rejecting the opportunity to set up his own health exchange program under obama care. the rhetoric doesn't meet the policy. it doesn't matter that he's doing this a week after the election. so that he can continue to further his own ambition. put that aside. you know, the thing that the contrasts us is the commitment we have as democrats to compassion, to fairness, to equality. and republicans are not going to be able to distance themselves from their inability to have rhetoric that resonates with the common folks. if i were to understand the sticks, decades of it, there are 50,000 if i'm not mistaken hispanics bookkeeping voting age every month. how does their policy resonate with that population? look, we have a natural opportunity to expand our numbers on the democratic side. they have a lot of work to do. are they going to reject their base? they can't because the base are so extreme. >> here's the thing though. that's a really important point. being a historian, i have it say the republican party is in the position now democrat democratic party was in in 194
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